heckler

Definitions

  • The Young Heckler
    The Young Heckler
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heckler someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n heckler One who heckles or uses a heckle.
    • n heckler One who severely questions and cross-questions another; specifically, one who severely questions a candidate for the purpose of finding some weak point in his political creed or professions, or of bringing out his actual opinions or position.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Heckler one who torments a candidate with catching questions
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Quotations

  • Gerald C. Meyers
    Gerald C. Meyers
    “Humor heals the heckler.”
  • Judy Moreo
    Judy Moreo
    “Ask a heckler to identify himself and his company. They usually prefer to be anonymous.”

Usage

In literature:

The equivalent weapon of choice today is the Heckler & Koch, manufactured in Germany.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
I think I hear some heckler cry.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
Hanlon, more alert than ever, could see local police shoving through the crowd, trying to apprehend and silence the hecklers.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Chaps with red beards are always hecklers.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Roberte, the she-heckler, 45/5.
"Dialogues in French and English" by William Caxton
Homer Crawford drifted away again before the heckler recovered.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Then the bearded attorney, whose fame was secure as a heckler of witnesses, rose dramatically from his chair.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
Radios, of course, had to be saved, and the Heckler & Koch MP5s and the Mac-10s.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
It was a Heckler & Koch machine pistol.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
With gleaming spectacles and waving arms, the old gentleman turned suddenly upon the heckler.
"A Knight on Wheels" by Ian Hay
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In news:

The deck holds Heckler 's signature pots.
Donnelly Continues Depiction of Mourdock as Heckler .
Eddie Griffin was one of two comics involved in incidents with hecklers recently that involved airborne drinks.
AP Photo/South Beach Comedy Festival, Mitchell Zachs Daniel Tosh, seen performing in 2009, has apologized for making a rape joke at a female heckler during a recent stand-up comedy show in Los Angeles.
Obama's Daily Caller Heckler Is a Jerk, Not a Journalist.
Howard Kurtz abandons caution on heckler controversy.
A heckler interrupted President Obama on Thursday, during a rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus.
Heckler & Koch HK45 LEM.
Bristol Palin's Crude Heckler Revealed as Hollywood Talent Manager (Video).
SOLO Swiss installed an automatic heat-treatment line for German company Heckler & Koch.
Jackie Heckler of Fort Wayne.
Christie confronts heckler at California GOP candidate's political rally.
Jacobs answers that infamous airport heckler with results.
Health-reform rally heckler says he's sorry and scared.
Heckler has been a fire marshal and consultant for nearly 20 years.
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In science:

Subsequently Heckler [65, 66] argued that at sufficiently high temperatures the emitted quarks and gluons are so densely packed outside of the event horizon that they do not fragment into hadrons in a vacuum but in something more akin to a quark-gluon plasma.
Gamma-Ray Summary Report
This r-dependence of T and γ is exactly what was conjectured by Heckler .
Microscopic Black Holes and Cosmic Shells
These luminosities are comparable to those predicted on the basis of models of spherical accretion of magnetized gas (Heckler & Kolb 1996; Ipser & Price 1982, 1983).
The Blandford-Znajek mechanism and emission from isolated accreting black holes
These variability signatures apply both to the high energy emission, and to emission in the optical wavebands that may be detectable via current wide area sky surveys (Heckler & Kolb 1996).
The Blandford-Znajek mechanism and emission from isolated accreting black holes
Subsequently Heckler argued that since the emitted quarks and gluons are so densely packed outside the event horizon they are not actually fragmenting into hadrons in vacuum but in something more like a quark-gluon plasma, so perhaps they thermalize.
High Temperature Matter and Gamma Ray Spectra from Microscopic Black Holes
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